The Utah Jazz have drafted Louisville center Gorgui Dieng with the 21st overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft and plan to trade him to Minnesota as part of a package for Trey Burke.
The Utah Jazz have drafted UCLA guard Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Jazz are sending Muhammad and the 21st overall pick to Minnesota for Michigan point guard Trey Burke.
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Michigan point guard Trey Burke with the ninth overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night, then shipped him to the Utah Jazz for pick Nos. 14 and 21, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
It’s the time honored question — do you want to go with need, or the best player available? The Timberwolves may have to make that decision at No. 9 Wednesday night in the first round of the NBA Draft.
Thursday marks the day of this year’s NBA draft, where 60 young men will get drafted to play in the NBA. While everyone knows about the big names out there, such as Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Otto Porter, and Victor Oladipo, there are numerous guys being projected as second round picks that could end up having some of the more noteworthy careers from this draft class.
Flip Saunders heads into his first draft in charge of the Minnesota Timberwolves with one big need, and two big chances to address it. The Timberwolves were the worst team in the league in 3-point shooting last season and need a big guard to play alongside Ricky Rubio and knock down open jumpers.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves have evaluated another group of draft prospects, highlighted by Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum.
Workouts are continuing Monday at the Target Center in Minneapolis as the Minnesota Timberwolves prepare for the NBA Draft. The Timberwolves are hosting six players, including former Gopher Trevor Mbakwe, for a workout Monday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
With the NBA Draft about two weeks away, the Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting workouts this week for potential draft picks at Target Center. There will be two sessions of workouts for players the Timberwolves are considering to take in the NBA Draft, which is June 27.
The Target Center in downtown Minneapolis will be a busy place Tuesday and Wednesday as the Minnesota Timberwolves will be working out prospects for the NBA Draft. The Timberwolves currently have the No. 9 pick and the No. 26 pick in the first round of the draft and also have a second round choice.
To no one’s surprise, the Minnesota Timberwolves were unlucky in the NBA lottery once again. The Wolves finished with the No. 9 pick in the league’s annual draft lottery on Tuesday night.
If Robbie Hummel is looking for a comfortable setting to continue his comeback from two major knee injuries, it would be hard for him to pick a better place than Minnesota.
As Robbie Hummel crisscrossed the country working out for NBA teams leading up to the draft, all he was looking for was a chance.